Dosimetrist II - Radiation Oncology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7255628 (Ref.No. 10026208)
Posted: June 17, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $60.19 - $96.31 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Dosimetrist II – Radiation Oncology (Duarte, CA)

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

As a Dosimetrist II, you will conduct CT simulations and create 3-dimensional computer-assisted treatment plans with minimal supervision from staff physicists. Your key duties include performing general patient dosimetry, handling hand calculations for external beam therapy, and managing irregularly shaped field calculations. Additionally, you will prepare data for Total Body Irradiation treatments, perform quality assurance on the treatment planning system, and carry out routine physics QA measurements, ensuring precise and safe radiation treatments for patients.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Independently assess the necessary dosimetry and physics requirements for fulfilling the physician’s prescription
  • Recommend treatment strategies to the physician
  • Contour normal tissues according to physician instructions.
  • Perform CT and conventional simulation procedures
  • Perform 2-D, 3-D, and IMRT treatment planning
  • Digitize and import all beam shaping blocks at the completion of the simulation process

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 3 years as Certified Dosimetrist
  • MDCB

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

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Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $60.19 - $96.31 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.